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[American Spanish guanábana, from Taíno.]


1. (Plants) a small West Indian tree, Annona muricata, having large spiny fruit
2. (Plants) the fruit of the Annona muricata, which has a tart edible pulp
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Noun1.guanabana - large spiny tropical fruit with tart pulp related to custard apples
custard apple - the fruit of any of several tropical American trees of the genus Annona having soft edible pulp
Annona muricata, prickly custard apple, soursop, soursop tree - small tropical American tree bearing large succulent slightly acid fruit
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